Capital Credit Refunds are Coming Soon

The board of trustees recently authorized the distribution of capital credits totaling $2,088,908. Your cooperative will retire the remainder of capital credits for 2007, and 25% of 2021.

Capital Credits Assigned for 2022

As an electric cooperative, each dollar of payment by cooperative members in excess of the costs of providing electric services is an investment in the cooperative by that member.  An assignment of capital supplied by each member is recorded on the Cooperative's books each year.

Some Cooperative Members to Receive Santee Cooper Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Funds

If you were a member of Fairfield Electric Cooperative for any period between Jan. 1, 2007–Jan. 31, 2020, you may receive an unexpected bill credit or check in late February or March.


Posing as a representative of Fairfield Electric Cooperative, potential thieves are attempting to scam Fairfield Electric members by calling to demand immediate payment of electric bills.

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Peak Alerts

Fairfield Electric Cooperative members are encouraged to sign up for peak alerts. There will be a drawing on December 15 for a $500 gift card among over 62,000 members across South Carolina participating in Beat the Peak, as well as a drawing for a $100 gift card among Fairfield Electric Cooperative’s participating members.


The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 established new Federal standards under Section 111(d) of the Public Utilities Regulatory Policy Act (PURPA) which the Cooperative is required to consider. Our Cooperative must make a determination whether or not to implement the new standards based on evidence collected from the public after notice and hearing.

Malcolm Gordge Named Fairfield Electric Cooperative’s ‘Who Powers You Hero’

Malcolm Gordge has been awarded the 2022 Fairfield Electric Cooperative ‘Who Powers You Hero’ award in recognition of his dedication and service to the local community. The cooperative solicited nominations this summer to identify individuals who are making a difference by serving others in their community.

Construction Underway at Winnsboro Office

Construction is underway at the new Fairfield Electric Winnsboro office.

FEC Hosts 83rd Annual Meeting of Members

Fairfield Electric Cooperative registered 3,881 members during its 2022 Annual Meeting Drive-Thru registration held May 16th - May 20th.

Fairfield Electric Cooperative Selects 2022 Touchstone Energy Scholarship Recipients

Six high school seniors were each awarded a $1000 Touchstone Energy scholarship by Fairfield Electric Cooperative, Inc. Zachary Brown, Kristi Gallagher, Haley Glisson, Jasmine Glover, Erin McCarley and Wyatt Whitfield were selected after an extensive application and interview process.